Enforcement outcomes 2012-2013

Compliance statistics

Fisheries Victoria collects annual compliance statistics to report to the general public and our stakeholders. The statistics provide an overview of our annual compliance priorities and results from enforcement activities carried out in Victoria by Fisheries Officers.

Numbers of fisheries inspections undertaken

Fisheries Officers conducted over 43,000 inspections during the period between 1 July 2012 and 30 June 2013.

Table detailing the number of inspections and enforcement outcomes summarised by fishing sector.

Fishing sector

Inspections conducted

Offenders detected

Verbal warnings issued

Official warnings issued

Infringement notices issued

Briefs written

Commercial

791

85

47

31

14

8

Recreational

42104

4005

2141

1154

1443

53

Unlicensed/Take for sale

48

27

1

1

1

12

Marine parks Inspections

447

126

74

37

36

5

Aquaculture

56

1

1

0

0

0